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Fullbacking an Aria

Former football player pursues opera career.

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Healing Gets a Leg Up

Professor’s work could revolutionize treatment of knee and hip pain.

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Cyclist Seizes the World

Cyclist with epilepsy travels the world spreading awareness with Seize The World Foundation.

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Tribal Cultures Leave Mark on Anthropologist

Lars Krutak knows about ritual pain. The 38-year-old anthropologist has dozens of tattoos and decorative scars given to him by the tribal people he studies in such far-flung places as Hawaii, the Philippines and Indonesia.

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CU's Hoozat Helps You Figure Out Who's That

With hoozat, users can make their online information — currently through Facebook and Twitter — available to people nearby.

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Billups Helps Make Nuggets Golden

Denver Nuggets basketball player Chauncey Billups stands very tall in Denver and at CU — now more than ever.

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Open Space

CU’s role in preserving Boulder’s greenbelt.



There's Something Lurking in My Shower Head

Every morning, thousands of people jump in the shower, but many don’t realize the irony of this practice.

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“Buffanaut” Herd Stampedes Into Space

By the time President John F. Kennedy gave his Sept. 12, 1962, speech making the case for America to go boldly into space, one CU alum had already been there and done that.


Will Bar Codes Stop Illegal Animal Trade?

With many animal species in sharp decline because of a thriving illegal animal trade, CU Boulder and other researchers have developed sequenced DNA bar codes to identify hunted wildlife species.

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Professor Lives Suite Life in Dorm

Dorms have always had a family-type feel, but this fall, Andrews Hall in the Kittredge Complex took the concept one step further when associate professor Scot Douglass of engineering, his wife and two children moved in.

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Syllabus Spotlight for Spring 2010

A featured course from the winter 2009 issue.

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Social Media a Possible Lifesaver During Disasters

In June, Twitter awed the world with its potential for breaking news during the Iranian election protests.

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Colorado Chalks Up a Century of Teacher Licenses

More than 100 years ago, those who wanted to teach high school in Colorado merely needed to complete high school.


Campus Green Effort No. 1 in Country

This fall Sierra Club’s magazine named CU Boulder the top “green” university in the nation, a jump up from its No. 2 ranking last year.

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By the Numbers - Winter 2009

CU Boulder statistics and numbers from the winter 2009 issue.

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Football Team Starts Slowly

The football team struggled during the non-conference portion of its schedule, posting a 1-3 record before starting Big 12 action.

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Top Seniors Set Up Booters

A difficult early-season schedule for the soccer team resulted in five losses before the official end of summer, but it bolstered the Buffs for a fast start in Big 12 Conference play.


Spikers Start New Era with Kritza

The volleyball team defeated Valparaiso in its first match under new coach Liz Kritza and finished the non-conference schedule 5-4.

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Milewski Shines in Early Season Tennis

Senior Monica Milewski won the main singles draw at the season-opening CU Invitational, defeating senior teammate Melisa Esposito in the finals.

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Home Hoops Aplenty in Early Season

Both basketball teams will play in Colorado plenty of times in the early part of the season.

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Barringer Wins Shootout at the Ranch

Olympian Jenny Barringer started her final season as a Buff athlete in style, setting a record in winning CU’s Rocky Mountain Shootout in early October.

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We Salute You

Sports tidbits from the winter 2009 issue.

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Golfers Christen Home Course

For the first time, the women’s golf team hosted its Heather Farr Memorial tournament at CU’s new home course, the Colorado National Golf Club in Erie.

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Forever Buffs: Helping Alums Get Jobs

When Lea Alvarado began her new job as alumni career counselor at CU-Boulder in August, the phone started ringing off the hook.

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Celebrating Sewall

In September 1934 the women’s dormitory, now Sewall Hall, opened and is considered by many to be campus architect Charles Klauder’s masterpiece.

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Buff Tribute: Dolores Plested 1908-2009

Dolores N. Plested, 101, died November 11 at her home in Denver.

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Buff Tribute: Stephen Romine 1913-2009

As far as Stephen Romine was concerned, the legend at the bottom of the trail map was never to scale.

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Future is Bright in Spain

When he graduated last December, Tyler Silverman wasn’t even in the country.

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Seattle Architect Shapes City

While in her 20s, Colorado-born Kirsten Ring Murray moved to Seattle with an enthusiasm for its romantic landscape — woods, mountains and water and, hopefully, a career in architecture.

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Alum Captures Crested Butte Through Her Lens

In her first assignment as a photojournalist in 1968, Sandra Cortner moved her subject outside because of necessity — she hadn’t earned enough money yet to buy a flash.

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Don't Try This at Home

A photo from the winter 2009 issue.